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Monday, March 26, 2012

My 2000th post


This marks my 2000th post on La Lamp Shade, and I want to thank every single person who's ever dropped in to have a look. In the past few years, I've had the distinct privilege of meeting some of the very best folks on Earth, both in person and via the interwebs. I'm convinced I have the smartest, wittiest and best-looking commenters in the blogosphere, and I consider myself fortunate to have forged friendships with many of you.

What began nearly four years ago as an outlet for my obsession with all things interior design has led to a burgeoning freelance writing career. I enjoyed tremendously working for Curbed, and I have an exciting new writing collaboration to announce soon.

Many thanks and my undying love to you, my Dumplings!

Hugs that last an inappropriate amount of time,

Raina

27 comments:

sanctuaryhome said...

Congrats! This is an amazing accomplishment. I am sure you hear it every post, but I am so glad you are back to blogging.

liza said...

Now that is a milestone! Here's to 2000 more! Some of the best writing out there and I'm happy to come over here and devour it. Congratulations to you, Raina.

An Urban Cottage said...

Oh, damn! And I was just starting to party like it's 1999.

houseenvy said...

Congratulations Raina, the blogosphere wasn't quite the same without your presence!

David said...

SO glad you're back posting here, and so looking forward to your upcoming news!

Keri said...

That's an incredible accomplishment! I remember finding you through that red covered issue of Elle Decor and loving your blog. I am so glad you're back!!!

Congrats!!!

YHBHS said...

big hugs to you!

X
david john

life, in small chunks said...

congrats! I, too, am glad to have you back!

court. said...

always happy to hear good things for you!

Camilla @ Designalogue said...

Congratulations to you!Ive loved you long time & cant wait for more more MORE!
xx

La Maison Boheme said...

Happy 2000 my darling. I'm so glad you started and I'm so glad you're still here. XO

Shelley Trbuhovich said...

good one, raina. your blog is like a breath of fresh air. your take on life is clever & (dare i say?) courageous. i love what you do. your wit is gold. thank you for shining your blogging light. x

Kathy said...

You are a regular stop on my daily blog commute.It wouldn't be the same with out your witty, spot-on observations. Congratulations on the milestone, and thanks for all your blood sweat and tears....it shows...k

maison21 said...

happy 2000! you make me feel like a slacker...

oxoxo,

c.

Naomi@DesignManifest said...

hearty congratulations! I'm so glad it led to so many avenues for you. All well deserved. I'm looking forward to the announcement.

Debi Altbergs said...

Congratulations! Happy 2000th! You definitely are an important standout in the blogosphere!

ChrisToronto said...

Heartiest congratulations Raina! I'm at 750 posts after nearly 4 years, I don't know how you've done it, you are indefatigable! And wonderful.

A Perfect Gray said...

congratulations, raina. I have always credited you with honing my decor eye. looking forward to your next announcement...donna

Margaret said...

Dumpling loves being behind Raina's velvet ropes, touching this 'n' that, slightly moving objects du art, while she's busy posting, and snarking, in the corner.

Congratulations. Really. I could not handle the pressure.

"Oops, you're out of the good coffee."

Alcira Molina-Ali said...

What a magnificent milestone!!!!
Here's to many more hilariously witty insights and exciting opportunities.
The world, after all, must be beautified.
Cheers and best, Alcira

nerochronicles.com

The Down East Dilettante said...

I only found you two years ago---you mean I have a thousand posts to catch up on? Good thing I'm so smart witty and good looking or I might not be up to the task...

Breathlessly waiting the big announcement...

Robin said...

Congrats on the milestone pretty lady & so glad you are back in my RSS feed. I missed your wit & wisdom. Now my fingers are crossed that whatever your upcoming collaboration is, it includes a visit or two back east again...

Cathy Wall said...

Congrats to you on fruitful writing for La Lamp Shade! Looking forward to the new chapter....

Lausi said...

Congrats, Raina on 2000 delightful, informative, thought provoking, hilarious, sassy, brilliant blog posts.

It's so much fun reading up on your blog. It rocks!

Go you, girl, and good luck on the next writing project :)

hush said...

Congrats, lovely lady!!

Bri@Meyouandawiener said...

I'm just glad you're back! And congrats on the new collaboration!

Bromeliad said...

Big hugs back from a smart, witty good-looking commentor.